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Tennessee Orthopaedic Clinics provides specialized, dynamic care for virtually any orthopedic condition. We partner this professional care with a highly-trained, medical support team and advanced medical technologies, providing you a matrix of care that gets you back to daily activities as quickly as possible. Visit any one of our many locations in East Tennessee to receive the orthopedic care you deserve and the treatment you expect.

Mako®: Robotic-Arm Assisted Knee Replacement

We get a lot of questions about what is a robot? What does it do? How does it make you more accurate and more precise in surgery? So, what we wanted to do is go through all this and walk…

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Daniel G. Branham, M.D, a highly experienced hand surgeon at Tennessee Orthopaedic Clinics, explains what carpal tunnel syndrome is.

MACI

MACI stands for Matrix Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation, and it’s a big fancy term for just means taking cells out of your knee joint and we can basically expand those into millions of cells to put them back in the knee to take care of a defect of the cartilage.

Groundbreaking Robotic Surgery

Dr. Ryan Dabbs, who lives just outside Farragut, recently has performed the first robotic total knee replacement surgery in the state using the newest ZimmerBiomet ROSA device. A board-certified orthopedic surgeon, Dabbs specializes in hip, knee, shoulder, total joint and…

Getting Cultured: Man’s Knee Injury Repaired by Re-Implanting His Own Cells

Matt Thompson knew immediately that loud “pop” he heard was serious. On a wet Dec. 26, 2016, Thompson — a lineman for a cable company — was coming down off a pole when his foot slipped on a 6-inch curb. “At first, I thought I broke my leg,” Thompson said. Instead, it was more injury to a knee that had given him trouble for nearly 20 years, following a torn ACL after playing high school, college and rec sports.

Tennessee Football Legend Lee North Undergoes Two Knee Replacements

One Football Legend Gets Two New Knees in Three Months!

Dr. Paul Yau Helped Navy Veteran Walk Pain Free

Retired veteran, Dave Head enjoys life, pain-free, after total knee replacement.

Total Joint Replacement: Is It Right For You?

If it’s time for a total joint replacement, there’s good reason not to wait.

Body Mechanics

Retired auto technician gets new knee, same-day service Rodney Loveland began tinkering with cars almost a half century ago, a time when cars still had carburetors, foot-operated dimmer switches and windows raised and lowered by hand crank. But times change,…

It’s A Team Approach

Dr. Paul Yau explains the importance of the team approach in patient care.